James Hitchen

Company:Event Marketing Association 
Position: General Manager
Date / Time: 22.02.2019
Hall: Speakers’ Corner

James has been in the event and hospitality industry for over 15 years. Having run his own agency for 9 years, James is now a Wellbeing Campaigner and the General Manager of the Event Marketing Association. James has first-hand experience of the pressures we all face within the event industry. James suffers with anxiety and depression and after many years of working at a fast pace suffered burn out and had to make a number of lifestyle changes to improve his mental and physical wellbeing which includes living in recovery from substance misuse and an eating disorder. As well as keeping himself busy with speaking on Wellbeing and working with the EMA James is training to be an addictions counsellor and life coach.